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    Center for Viticultural Sciences
    The mission of the Center for Viticultural Sciences and Small Fruit Research is to conduct research and provide service and support that will help the viticulture industry in Florida to become a viable industry (Florida Viticulture Policy Act, 1978).
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    Veterinary Technology
    Advances in both veterinary medicine technology and technique are the fuel firing the increased demand for well-trained individuals to work as veterinary technologists.
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Research Projects

PROJECT 1: Development and Evaluation of Halophytes as Potential Biofuels Feedstock
PI: Dr. Clifford Louime
Collaborators: Dr. Kome Onokpise, Dr. Mehboob Sheikh, Dr. Jiang Lu, Dr. Hemanth Vasanthaiah

PROJECT 2: Multiple Product Biorefinery Fed by Agricultural Waste
PI: Dr. Adrienne Cooper
Collaborators: Dr. Clifford Louime, Dr. Egwu Kalu

PROJECT 3: Isolation & Screening of Microalgae for use in Bio?fuel Research
PI: Dr. Clifford Louime
Collaborators: Dr. Adrienne Cooper, Dr. Kome Onokpise

PROJECT 4: Developing Hardwood Tree Species Optimized for Bio?fuel Processing
PI: Dr. Kome Onokpise
Collaborators: Dr. Clifford Louime

PROJECT 5: Evaluation of new bioprocessing techniques to enhance utilization of cellulosic wastes
PI: Dr. Michael Abazinge
Collaborators: Dr. Clifford Louime, Ahkinyala Abdullah

PROJECT 6: Microbial degradation of Cellulose
PI: Dr. Clifford Louime
Collaborators: Dr. Michael Abazinge, Ahkinyala Abdullah

PROJECT 7: Microbial strains enhancement for biomass processing
PI: Dr. Clifford Louime
Collaborators: Dr. Michael Abazinge, Ahkinyala Abdullah

PROJECT 8: Elucidation of cellulose Mechanism by microbial strains
PI: Dr. Clifford Louime
Collaborators: Dr. Michael Abazinge, Ahkinyala Abdullah

PROJECT 9: Comparative Genomics (Bacteria, fungi)
PI: Clifford Louime

Project 10: Sustainability Project: Social, Economics and Environmental issues impacting biofuels production

PI: Clifford Louime